Merimbula-Imlay Historical Society Inc, New South Wales

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

Merimbula-Imlay Historical Society Inc, New South Wales

Forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom

  • Old School Museum (OSM), Merimbula
  • MIHS


  • Community
  • Regional

Zone du contact


Colette Moorhead



Adresse physique

Old School Museum, Main Street, Merimbula




New South Wales

Nom du pays

Code postal



02 6495 9357



Zone de description


The Merimbula-Imlay Historical Society is a non-profit organisation founded in 1967. Since 1973 the society has maintained and managed the Old School Museum, which is housed in a heritage building (originally a school with the master’s residence attached) dating from 1873.

The Society is also responsible for an archive collection. It acquires, conserves, researches and exhibits the history of Merimbula, Pambula and adjacent areas for the purpose of education and enjoyment of both local residents and visitors.

Contexte géographique et culturel

Merimbula is a coastal town on the Sapphire Coast, southern New South Wales, halfway between Melbourne and Sydney.
The Old School Museum is in the centre of Merimbula.

Textes de référence

Incorporated as a voluntary organisation.

Structure administrative

Committee as set out in the Society Incorporation Act (NSW) and Society rules.

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte

Mosaic software used and, under the collection policy, the emphasis is on collecting material relating to the local area.


Old School Building and storage annexe with toilet.


Extensive local records, written material, oral histories, maps, artifacts and photographs.

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

See the website and brochures for details. Some local historical books for sale.

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 1.30pm-4pm.

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Dependant on availability of volunteers.


The heritage building is not accessible to wheelchairs.

Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Provided by volunteers as required.

Services de reproduction

Photocopying and limited scanning available.

Espaces publics

Museum and grounds are open to the public on opening days or by arrangement. Office and storage annexe are closed to the public.

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression

Revised 13 April 2018




Notes relatives à la mise à jour de la notice


Points d'accès

  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

Old School Museum, Main Street, Merimbula
Merimbula, New South Wales 2548